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protesters besieged the euro zone's financial capital while ranks of riot police stand with attack dogs and water cannon at the ready in case the passions get out of hand. russia calls for an end to political games over chemical weapons in syria raising concerns over the reported arrest of al qaeda linked syrian militants with poisonous sarin gas. and a state of emergency status hundreds of furious gold mine workers cause a blackout of the facility in attempts to force its canadian owners to share the wealth. over a good evening chief which is joined as kevin and it's not at r t h q just
a tad after a friday night in our top stories are just mentioned the financial heart of the eurozone is under siege today with thousands of protesters descending on vital banking institutions in the city of frankfurt riot squads are out in force to bracing themselves for clashes with water cannon and police dog units at the ready peter all of the reports from germany's financial hub thousands of demonstrators have come out onto the streets of frankfurt's on friday to take part in block twenty thirteen they've essentially shut off access to the european central bank which has its headquarters here in the german city front but is of course from too many large banks one of the world's largest banking sectors and that's why thousands have come out to voice their anger against the banking sector and the way that europe's financial institutions are in their eyes being mismanaged also. drawing people's anger has been the latest big is coming out regarding.
unemployment in the euro so now we're hearing all day staggering nearly twenty million people out soup work inside the countries that make up the monetary union just twelve just over twelve percent of the population now to find out just why people are here in front good to demonstrate i'm joined by contadina put in space from the left policy in germany the student wing of the left thank you very much for talking to me. why are people coming out in such numbers to to but there are i think what is happening here in frankfurt today is that twenty million people have employed in the eurozone especially young people we understand that there are no solution no national solutions to this crisis we understand that there has to be international solidarity and international strabo if we are told for calm the banking crisis and the us energy politics that have been completely destroying the social states around and around europe do you think it's a concern amongst the young that those levels of unemployment that we're seeing in
the southern european countries like your own could eventually migrate to the north to be a problem here yet so it's already happening it's i mean germany is not a paradise in europe anymore that that. the wages in germany are extremely low compared to that for the t.v. level and young people i know two thirds of students have to work in terms of finance their studies people have very very bad working conditions they were going to chemist shop at the end very very few and although the social state in germany still exists it will not last forever if we don't do anything to cut that in a fence before the the students winning over the left body in germany thank you very much for talking to me to put some of those figures into a little bit more context twenty million we're talking about the population of a a large european nation a whole house of work and that's being coupled with just recent news of a rise in inflation around the euro zone most. notably when it comes the food just
last month alone the price of the food rising by three point three percent so all of these problems seem to be increasing and that's why we're seeing more and more people coming out to show just how unhappy they are with the current situation while main thomas people are saying they're the eurozone has had a new low today with unemployment data a record of twelve point two percent now jobless with almost a quarter of young people out of work but that's not stopping some states including serbia from seeking to join up in an exclusive interview with r.t. the country's president told us that service problems dwarf those faced by the. is not in the same situation as the i say that some e.u. countries haven't been on is to know if they don't overspend and send fake budget reports to their partners many europeans were spoiled by their governments the e.u. exploited the whole world to provide a better life and huge will benefits for its citizens but now the beginning is open june is a time to customs and a time to gather them you may enjoy a free ride for
a while but one day you'll have to pay and now unemployed e.u. citizens are at a loss how come they no longer have an extra seven or eight hundred euros in and how come there are no more social benefits free of charge accommodation electricity or natural gas or the situation in serbia is different it would take a long time before the e.u. degenerated into the poverty that we were in the moment. hardline jihadist groups fighting among the syrian rebels has been put on the united nations blacklist now by the security council the decision comes a day after turkish media said that members of the. court with a cylinder of internationally banned ages saladin earlier this month through an investigator's voice suspicion that illegal gas was being used by opposition fighters in syria the latest report on the the strong reaction from russia foreign minister sergei lavrov says it's time to stop quote playing games on the issue of
syria's chemical weapons demanding a federal investigation into every case of the use. in your book that we've warned repeatedly of provocations connected with chemical weapons we've also insisted on investigations into any case related to their possible use including the incident reportedly took place near aleppo we're very disappointed that because of political games the u.n. has failed to act on this we expect our turkish colleagues to quickly provide a full report on this latest case this issue ation is too serious for those who constantly talk about the chemical weapons problem to keep playing games around it each and every incident needs to be investigated. in march this year the syrian government appealed to the u.n. calling for an investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in a rebel attack near aleppo now according to officials and military experts around two dozen people were killed by that nerve agent then most likely to be sarin sarin
gas has been classified as an outlawed weapon of mass destruction since the early one nine hundred ninety s. but one of the mostly tourist cases of its use of five thousand people were killed back in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight when an ethnic kurds city in northern iraq was bombarded by cluster bombs loaded with sarin highly toxic compound was also used in a terrorist attack in tokyo back in one thousand nine hundred five but he sect released the gas from several lines of the city subway that killed thirty. beirut based political analyst roula told she believes a mixture of chemical weapons and the increasing influence of al-qaeda linked terrorists in syria could spell region wide disaster and the consequences. are going to be dramatic in the. attic for all parties engaged in the conflict it is also going to be. very decisive for the opposition's future. i think that with days the opposition. is no is no
longer in the hands of those we see on t.v. or attending meetings for syria. the reality on the ground in whether it's in syria or in some parts of lebanon is about the nuts and al qaida actively at present and will dictate the future of the region and the future of this called revolution. and in another development today the e.u. cancels give the final go ahead to a new set of sanctions against syria which will come into force on saturday the band's no longer include the arms embargo which paves the way them for european states to supply the syrian rebels with lethal arms and he's got his skin off takes a look now at the syrian opposition and those who might be armed on its behalf. since britain and france blocked attempts to extend the e.u. embargo on supplying arms to the syrian rebels there have been growing fears that the weapons could end up in the wrong hands and this is why the syrian opposition
is made up of many divided and often competing factions and clearly there is no force that can represent it as a whole there is the syrian national council the national coalition for syrian revolutionary and opposition forces the supreme military council the free syrian army the international coordination committee the. brigade and many more like to point out that only the n.c.c. says it's open to dialogue with the authorities while all the others have officially proclaimed their goal is to topple the regime the only difference being how extreme their approaches are and here is where these two rebel groups stand out . is officially recognized as a terror organization by the u.s. it's also known for its links to al qaeda and for being among the most highly trained rebel forces currently on the ground in syria and the fire brigade perhaps just as notorious after one of its leading commanders was shown eating the body
parts of a dead syrian soldier on video but despite the warnings raised by international human rights groups including the international and human rights watch the rebels have been receiving weapons for some time now according to western media reports the rebels have received one hundred sixty plane loads of arms shipments from jordan saudi arabia quarter via turkey and then with a cargo smuggled across the border here would syria but no matter which rebel group or the arms may be destined for it's also widely recognized that they usually end up in the hands of the best trained and most radical brigades. the story we're keeping a close eye on tonight very fluid situation the situation in kurdistan there now a state of emergency has been declared in the north after days of gold mine workers protests so at least fifty five people injured and angry mobs also captured a government building in a southern city to the latest development there demanding
a prisoner's release artie's tom barnes across the story. according to the latest information we have from a variety of news sources including local journalists on the ground that we've managed to get in touch with around two thousand protesters attempted to storm the mine in eastern stand resulting in violent clashes with riot police at the at the site dozens were wounded including protesters and police exchanges of rubber bullets stun grenades and of stones one police bus was set on fire another was completely destroyed a state of emergency has been declared by the government in kurdistan the latest we're hearing from some of those news sources reports that most of those protesters have possibly now dispersed only the leaders remain and they say they'll stay there until their demands are met these follow earlier protests where protesters came to try and blockade the mine and cut the power to it earlier the canadian company
centerra gold which owns the mine say's these actions are illegal but the protesters have a variety of demands of their own ranging from the redistribution of some of the wealth from the mine to the state's budget increase social benefits nationalisation and concerns about the local ecology and lack of infrastructure the mine itself which brings about twelve percent in to coexist and the money has been the subject of heated debate in may two thousand and twelve a similar protest your creations of a mind that was just one of a number of similar kinds of protests and the government very nervous about these kind of situations because of political unrest in the country in recent years ethnic uzbeks and clashed in the south of the country in two thousand and ten and those clashes followed the overthrow of the president also in two thousand and ten in a short but violent revolution. barack obama promised to speed up closing guantanamo
bay more than a week ago but the hunger strike. situation of the prison is only deteriorating we can report tonight not a single inmate believes the pledge is enough to break the months long protest against mistreatment and indefinite detention the number of protesters being force fed a procedure considered torture by the un's increase now to thirty six more inmates have had to be taken to hospital as well r.t. spoke to the father of a guantanamo prisoner who also heads up the kuwaiti detainees in guantanamo committee it was khaled he told me in fact what happened to his son after he resorted to starvation my son been there for eleven years without having justice and he is there. without committing any crime no charges again it's against him it is very difficult for him to tell me what's going on there because there is a surveillance on the there is the restrictions for all the detainees not to talk
about the conditions inside the camp but i can tell by the way he looks he was so skinny this is the first time for him to put some glasses on his eyes. looks he looks horrible. he could not concentrate while he's talking to me. i have sometimes to repeat simple sentences to him. two all two three times just to bring his attention so he could understand what i am saying he has a lack of nutrition it affected his body his. thinking his brain which is really really we are very concerned very concerned about is life. britain's abroad in iraq but its own guantanamo clone
after it was revealed that up to ninety afghan nationals being detained in secret and without charge at the u.k.'s camp bastion base several been held there for more than a year now but if m.p. jeremy corbyn says similarities between the facilities are striking people are collected all rested as enemy combatants held for very long periods and not allowed nor will the judicial process just as we've gone tell them about and i think that the legacy of two thousand and one of guantanamo. and the extraordinary rendition process is something that's going to live for a very long time international law has been seriously undermined by britain and the usa and their behavior over afghanistan for the past twelve years the afghan government is supposed to be in charge of the country and those british american and many other soldiers allegedly fighting to protect this government they claim they can't hold prisoners over to this government they'll be tortured but instead
they're held illegally in these two bases. this is our take still to come on the streets of anger the schizo phrenic buyer who claims to have killed hundreds back in his native kenya but he's led to stay in the face because of european agreements out of its control despite concerns over public safety we report on that and cast joins the gulf wide trend to control its internet with new laws now to punish social and news web sites for publishing anything of the state sees as a threat coming up. children from want to financially have a special fate that's how it went to. the child should live in an orphanage for a long child should be raised in a family during these years
the government of qatar has approved tough new measures to monitor its citizens online activity including. comments posted on news websites and social media steps follow similar regulations in other gulf arab states too and outlaw anybody to threaten national security middle east analyst jeremy ingram told us that while the bill may not be the death toll for freedom of speech just yet it could be a stepping stone to a further crackdown they've looked at their neighbors in bahrain and in kuwait these are examples of parts this country leaders do not want to go down yes this nor is it going to restrict freedom of speech levels to it to actually be implemented it remains clear they could just be his you know bets for now in case they really do require. to calm down its freedom of speech online in the future does have a reputation for a relatively free media no this house for them in recent years under the law was reported domestically as well so journalism as
a whole doesn't have too much to worry about it might mean it will always be very brave but it's really up to the government censors security forces as to how they want to implement it. and of course the internet isn't just a tool for stirring up revolutions it's also a battlefield in itself the u.s. now set to play a billions of dollars into boosting its cyber warfare capacity creating a dozen specialist teams to launch an offensive against overseas targets we're talking about that actually on launch night we started yesterday more discussion about that r t dot com also that to the father a check should man killed by the f.b.i. suspects foul play the game to dash if it was hit by seven bullets including one to the head during an interview held over his possible links to one of the boston bombers again head to our web site for the whole story. this is. all.
britain's failure to expel immigrants who pose a potential risk to society is again been thrown into sharp relief as of his bully boy who reports a mentally unstable man from kenya who says he's killed hundreds is now free to walk the streets of england. he says he's murdered up to four hundred people with a machete and his native kenya killed police and taken part in female genital mutilation but of course ruled that twenty seven year old john is free to stay in the u.k. he arrived illegally back in two thousand and three but when the home office trying to deport him he appealed and an immigration tribunals that suffers from schizophrenia and had made up the atrocities he was granted leave to remain in the u.k. because he's at risk of committing suicide if he returns to kenya you would think this is not appropriate to bring him. if you look at the european convention of
human rights it is possible for him to stay here because criminal of the sort we've seen. he. he's going to be. and that's the problem john is that the potentially dangerous individual that the home office of tried and failed to deport jordanian terrorist suspect abu qatada has avoided extradition for over a decade patatas lawyers argue it's against his human rights to return to georgian where he could face torture not all the countries signed up to the european convention on human rights choose to follow it the french and italian governments deport dangerous individuals first and then hear their appeals i think one of the problems we have this country. is drastically wrong we don't seem to want to find the adequate solution or effective solution for the problem. all this problem is
bigger off. in the sense that. treats. people but it did happen. to death in broad daylight by two men. wielding meat cleavers the murder sect the country the suspects had been known for minorities and questions have been asked about whether or not the police could have done more in the men in mind and yes a week later we learn that a mentally unstable man who claims to have killed hundreds of people gets to stay in the u.k. the ruling once again raises questions about his safety that british immigration judges are protecting. r.t. in london. pretty upset speed know on some other big news stories of the day dramatic pictures here small passenger plane a valid a fuel made flight on friday before plummeting into the living room in this house outside washington d.c.
two people were injured in the accident one on board a cessna plane the other in the apartment emergency crews are now helping several adults and children forced to evacuate the building. crowds of environmentalist's in istanbul have squared up to bulldozers to save a city park and trees from being flattened and turned into a shopping well many of the campaign is have camped out for three nights running to try and head off the demolition police tried moving on with water cannon and tear gas but there were injuries as some eco activists tried to flee by scaling a wall. general strike in the northern spanish city of bilbao was mobilize thousands of people voicing their anger against austerity cuts the demonstration was organized by the basque country's two main trade unions more than forty percent of the region's population is jobless with over half of people aged between eighteen and twenty five now out of work. next a video clip of russian policemen marching a group of people across the street in the moscow regions really captured you tube
viewers imagination a flood of comments on the web some saying it should only reminds them of prisoners of war that is going to caution over explains what really. it's possible to seen the footage that some of the people right at the beginning of the column have their hands on their hands and the others on the shoulders of those in front of them now that video was instantly followed by a string of differing comments some sod so that those people looked like prisoner self war and the others were just shocked by the scene but what happened in reality was that one hundred three people were detained by police in one of the markets in the moscow region and reportedly they were involved in a massive fight and they were migrants among them now this is not an isolated case just this week police detained more than nine hundred illegal migrants in the north and part of the capital and incidents such as those hoppen olmos on a daily basis the problem of illegal immigration is
a very sensitive issue now the authorities say that it's at least harmful for migrants working in moscow are present here illegally and the police us of the number of crimes committed by migrants increased by forty percent last year alone in particular one out of three robberies is committed by migrants so one of the reasons behind those quite drastic statistics really well first of all the visa free regime between russia and the c.i.s. countries or the balkans the legal migrants are coming from and of course high level off unemployment so while the reasons behind this are somewhat clear it is still unknown was the vast way to solve this issue. great programs like the fruits of delegates in a couple of minutes to find out we value to make the woman who go to wear the legs to find homes for the orphans that care so much.
distraction is one thing the media does very well we all tend to focus on one space issue of the moment and ignore the rest jim those are definitely worth the media attention but let's not ignore the fact that the food people eat around the world is an attack from multiple fronts antibiotics are often overused in cattle which can and eventually said they will lead to anti biotics resistant bacteria evolving animals are also injected with various hormones which can make their way into our stomachs and speaking of mysterious things getting into our body pretty much any crops that you we are doused with all sorts of pesticides and sit on top of powerful fertilizers which can affect bodies of water far beyond the fence of the farm obviously technology has been and should be used in farming so we all don't
starve i get why pesticides exist and why they started giving diseased animals antibiotics but there comes a point where out putting a lot of poisonous food will kill you just as dead as slowly starving will there is a healthy middle ground out there somewhere but if we only worry about just the g m o's and only won that battle then we'll still be eating food loaded with bad stuff just other bad stuff but that's just my opinion. i don't know why now is that me i'm seven. i'm suzanne i'm six i am. only been of french for long that. i had to mop the way it showed takes care of me. and i need to do so
so she came to us not long ago has been with us for a week. unless she's in the most complicated group among those with a complex structure of developmental defects these are children with physical and psychological issues with. nearly none of them can walk. we have children with cerebral palsy and others who are totally blind to. returned fire and then his fortunate hit he was in a tuberculosis treatment center and his mother decided to go see him because she hired a taxi and on the way back from the medical center they were in a car accident. practically all his inner organs were torn apart everything is sewn up now. and there were lots of operations so he doesn't walk recently he began.